03 January, New Delhi
Sports Minister Vijay Goel has constituted a committee to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code.
In a statement, the ministry said in the wake of Indian Olympic Association episode, the Sports Minister has decided to constitute a Committee headed by Secretary (Sports) to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code and functioning of Sports Federations etc. The committee will give its report within one month.
The Sports Ministry had to suspend the IOA till the time it reverses its decision to appoint Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala Life Presidents. Kalmadi has already backed out owing to public outrage but Chautala has refused to budge as of now.